Rice Plants
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growing wild rice ?

Zone V1T2R7 | marie1rosej added on July 23, 2018 | Answered

I found wild rice growing on a hike by a lake recently. and wondered if I could dig a root and grow more or take wild rice from a organic store and plant it? as a wild source of rice?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 24, 2018

You will not, generally, have luck planting from store bought grain, but you may have some luck by collecting grain from a wild source. They are short lived, so taking a root would not be advised.

This article will help you to know what conditions that rice needs to survive: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/rice/how-to-grow-rice.htm

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